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Presidential campaign. NAFTA at center of Ohio campaign "Trade and the debate over NAFTA has emerged as a major issue in the Buckeye State's March 4 Democratic primary, which could help decide the presidential nomination."

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The latest news onTurkish troops into Iraq, Campaign-Republican, Campaign-Democrats, Prison release, Homeowners, Human diversity, Serbia-Kosovo, Kenya, China-Sudan, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Pakistan, Rendition Flights, Satellite shootdown, and Selected Op-Eds.

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Turkish troops into Iraq. Turkish troops enter north Iraq "Turkish ground forces have rolled across the border into northern Iraq to target Kurdish rebels said to be sheltering there," Turkey Launches Ground Operation in Iraq "Turkish troops launched a ...

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the latest news on Primaries, Families, Global poverty bill, Health emergencies, Economy, Going green, Race & politics, Torah commentary, Iraq, Pakistan, Kenya, Us bases in Africa, Iran, Gaza, Satellite shot down, and Opinion.

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Primaries. Clinton camp splits on message "Mark Penn, chief strategist and pollster, liked Clinton's emphasis on her "strength and experience," and he defended the idea of her running as a quasi-incumbent best suited for the presidency. Harold Ickes and other advisors said that message was not working. A more promising strategy, they argued, would be to focus on the historic prospect of electing the first woman president."

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The Latest news on Presidential primaries, Soldiers in Iraq, Education, Poverty, Graham home, Pakistan, Darfur, Cuba, Kosovo, AIDS in Africa, Kenya, Iraq, Blair & EU, Israel-Palestine, and selected Op-Eds.

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Presidential primaries. Wisconsin Voters Give Obama Decisive Victory "Sen. Barack Obama won the Wisconsin Democratic primary decisively, extending his winning streak to nine consecutive contests

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Campaign-Democrats. Will Wisconsin primary build Obama streak? "Observers are watching closely to see if he can not only fuel the perception of an Obama juggernaut by heading into the crucial Ohio and Texas primaries with a 10-0 winning streak, but also if he can continue to make inroads into some of Clinton's core supporters, including women and senior citizens."

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Primaries. Political tenor shifts in Wisconsin "the once reliably Democratic state in presidential elections - it has been blue since Michael Dukakis carried it convincingly in 1988 - has become more conservative, and George W. Bush came within thousands of votes of winning it in 2000 and 2004."

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University shooting. 6th NIU student dies; 4 identified "The gunman dressed in black stormed into an oceanography class Thursday afternoon and opened fire with a shotgun and two handguns. In a matter of seconds, he killed six and wounded 15."

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The latest news on Ban torture, Presidential primaries, Church & politics, Climate Change, Surveillance, Immigration, China-Darfur, Israel threatened, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Afghanistan-Australia, Hunger & Biofuels, Bush to visit Africa, Commentary, and Editorials.

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Today's prayer request. Graham alert after surgery "Charlotte-born evangelist Billy Graham, 89, underwent a 28-minute operation Wednesday that updated the valve for a shunt regulating pressure in his brain."


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The latest news on Primaries, Surveillance, Mortgage crisis, Writers strike, Rev. Wright retires, Australia, Iran, Waterboarding, Iraq, Nuclear weapons, Canada-Afghanistan, Darfur, Kenya, Hezbollah leader killed, and Irrigation.

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Primaries. Obama on primary roll "It's time to remove the asterisk from the candidacy of Sen. Barack Obama in the Democratic presidential race. And it is perhaps time to place one on the candidacy of the presumed Republican nominee, Sen. John McCain."

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9-11 trials. U.S. to Try 6 On Capital Charges Over 9/11 Attacks 'The Bush administration announced that it intends to bring capital murder charges against half a dozen men allegedly linked to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks,'

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